Statewatch article: RefNo# 31910
Netherlands: Dutch proposal to search and destroy foreign computers
Statewatch News Online, October 2012
On 15 October, the Dutch ministry of Justice and Security proposed powers for the police to break into computers, install spyware, search computers and destroy data. These powers would extend to computers located outside the Netherlands. Dutch digital rights movement Bits of Freedom warns for the unacceptable risks to cybersecurity and calls on other countries to strongly oppose the proposal.

See: Dutch proposal to search and destroy foreign computers (Bits of Freedom)

See also:
- Statewatch analysis: EU agrees rules for remote computer access by police forces but fails, as usual, to mention the security and intelligence agencies (pdf)
- EU: Welcome to the new world of the interception of telecommunications (link)
- Statewatch analysis: State Trojans: Germany exports “spyware with a badge” (pdf)

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